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was struck by a wave and pulled into the water. turns out he was drunk. the ugly, a deer's entire head stuck in a doritos bad. the deer let a deputy remove the bag. >> good news. "fox & friends" starts right now. >>gretchen: good morning. it is monday, june 10, 2013. hope you had a great weekend. i'm gretchen carlson. thanks for sharing your time. the n.s.a. whistle-blower steps out of the shadows, and what he has to say is shocking. >> any analyst at any time can target anyone. i sitting at my desk certainly have the authority to wiretap anyone from you or your accountant to a federal judge to even the president. >>gretchen: but this morning we want to know from you, is he a hero or a traitor? we report. you decide. >>steve: meanwhile, this respected doctor accused of poisoning her lover's coffee with antifreeze.
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says you're looking for me. i'm edwin snowden. i spilled the beans. i tried to spill it to "the washington post" but instead "the guardian" got the goods. >>gretchen: he planned this thing. he left his hawaii home with his girlfriend and that job, about three weeks ago went to hong kong. knew he would be somebody the world would be wanting to find relatively soon. he went to "the guardian." >>brian: he talked to "the washington post" first and then thought i'm going to go to the guardian. he thought this reporter could see more eye to eye on him. on wednesday the reporter breaks about the n.s.a. expanding their phone tapping. then we find out on thursday and we reported on friday the prism started, talk more about e-mail, photos, yahoo and the servers that come through the u.s. used by the n.s.a. to better track terrorists
and stop the next attack before it happens. this is exposed for the first time. the national intelligence director james clapper says it is a major deal. the compromise has been tremendous. this guy is the person that is the one who did it, and he's proud of it. so it's going to be hard to build a caseor his innocence. in fact, he doesn't want to be innocent. >>steve: he's looking for asylum right now, a country he says that values free speech. the reason he says he spilled the beans is he says the united states is destroying privacy and basic liberties because our government, spy apparatus has gotten so big, so powerful. listen to him describe from hong kong on who the government can watch. >> any analyst at any time can target anyone. any select tor anywhere. where those communications will be picked up depends on the range of the sensor networks and the authorities that analyst is empowered with. i sitting at my desk certainly have the
authorities to wiretap anyone from you or your accountant to a federal judge, to even the president if i had a personal e-mail. i had access to, you know, the rosters of everyone working at the n.s.a., the entire intelligence community and undercover assets around the world, the locations of every station, we have what their missions are and so forth. it i had just wanted to harm the u.s., you know, you could shut down the surveillance system in an afternoon. but that's not my intention. >>gretchen: he could have also sold all that information for money. then he officially would have been a traitor. but he decided not to do that. the question for me this morning is what is the difference between mr. snowden and bradley manning? remember bradley manning was the one who released all the documents from wikileaks. he was former hr-ly in --
formerly in the army as mr. snowden. >>brian: he says there was a difference. he told about the program. bradley told about the specifics. >>steve: he says, mr. snowden, does, he does not intend to release a pile of documents unedited like bradley manning did. he doesn't want is to enable what he called the bradley manning argument that these were released recklessly and unreviewed. meanwhile bob bair who used to be with the c.i.a., he said u.s. intel officials are considering the case as perhaps chinese espionage. >>brian: remember, he might go to china. >>steve: he is in hong kong which is controlled by china. why did he do it? here is mr. snowden once again on why he leaked and his biggest fear. >> i think that the public is owed an explanation of the motivations behind the people who make these disclosures that are outside of the democratic mold.
when you are subverting the power of government, that's a fundamentally dangerous thing to democracy. and if you do that in secret consistently, as the government does when it wants to benefit from a secret action that it took, it will kind of give its officials a mandate to go hey, tell the press about this thing and that thing, so the public is on our side. but they rarely if ever do that. that falls to individual citizens. but they're typically maligned. >>brian: you know what bothers me about the whole thing is that he is a private contractor. and of the 1.4 million people that have access to all this material in order to better keep us secure as the objective, a third of those people are private contractors. so they're not necessarily signed up by their own company. but if you're a government official and you've been trained for this process, i'm fine with that, and i trust that they will have the integrity to use it for
the right reasons. but if you're a private contractor and you're talking about hundreds of thousands of people, i don't know who booz allen is hiring. i don't know who these other people are hiring. now they have all access to all these other things. he's making $200,000. it's a lot of money. if somebody is making $75,000 and can make a ton of money for having the same access on their desktop, they can say a russian approached me for gretchen carlson's records. >>gretchen: i agree with your point and it is scary to consider how many people have access to this information. the other thing, if you look back into mr. snowden's history, you find out he didn't graduate from high school. when he went into the armed services, he came out but he was so good at computers and technology, that's how he rose into the ranks of the n.s.a. and eventually into this organization,
booz allen. >>brian: my question is what else could he have done? if he feels this way and he's sincere, let's take things as they are. was there another option for him? if he goes to the house committee, they're on board with it. they don't have a problem with it. if he goes to the senate, he actually is a supporter of rand paul. for me, i would go to rand paul. >>steve: there is a process for in fact coming up in ten minutes, five minutes we're going to be talking to a guy who was at the n.s.a. and was a whistle-blower. he went through the proper channels and went before congress and said this is how they're screwing things up over there. meanwhile mike mccall, homeland security, says these leaks are a serious violation of our national security. >> this is the kind of thing that, while some may applaud the person for doing that and it will give us a chance to provide additional oversight into what the administration is doing, i do think in terms of when you look at
national security law, this is a serious breach and a serious violation. >>gretchen: it's not only mike mcca you l. it is dianne feinstein, democrat from california. they think there will be charges and a serious crime has happened here. i think it's interesting there's bipartisan support for this, that people are coming out against it. on the other side of the fence you have rand paul who says the n.s.a.'s actions are unconstitutional. >> we're talking about patrolling through billions of phone records. we're not talking about going after a terrorist. i'm all for that. get a warrant. go after a terrorist or a murderer or rapist. but doesn't troll through a billion phone records every day. that is unconstitutional. it invades our privacy. >>steve: here's the thing. what we've learned in the last month or so with the i.r.s., remember all that data was supposed to be secret too and yet somehow some of that stuff of mitt
romney's allies wound up in the hands of the obama allies and was used to discourage and discredit them. can you really trust the government? that's the problem for a lot of people. i saw in one blog today we're supposed to trust the people who spend millions on opposition research simply to get elected. >>brian: question of the day: is the whistle-blower a hero or a traitor? where do you go from here? and if you say okay, he's a hero, what's going to stop all our leaks from coming out? we're going to hail everybody that leaks a hero? >>gretchen: you know who i'd be interested in getting their opinion on today? president george w. bush because he started the patriot act, and he believed in needing to do this kind of activity to keep our country safe. the question today is has it become more extensive under president obama? that's the question for me. because let's face it, both presidents have done it. so is this just an example of going too far now? or will president bush also
agree with this right now? >>steve: if he's watching right now, call us. thank you, w. >>gretchen: let's get to your headlines. a developing story, one of the nation's most respected cancer doctors accused of trying to kill another doctor who was also her boyfriend. they worked at an cole gists at -- oncologists at a cancer center in hugh son. police say dr. gonzalez gave dr. bloomen stein coffee laced with antifreeze. he was rushed to the hospital. gonzalez arrested. she'll be in court today to be arraigned. u.s. troops under fire in kabul, afghanistan. taliban fighters armed with guns and explosives clashed with security forces after taking over a building near the airport in the afghan capital. they reportedly had rocket propelled grenades and a bomb.
two blew themselves up. police shot and killed the other five. no americans hurt. the young girl waiting for that lifesaving lung transplant under sedation this morning. sarah murnaghan having serious breathing problems. she was put on a respirator on saturday. the family says they have hope she will get the lung transplant. >> now that we have a much better opportunity, i think she can do anything. she's proven it. how long, how strong she's been through this entire process. she continually surprises us on how strong she is. >>gretchen: later today the transplant network will meet to review their age policy. huge news from apple. they are expected to release news on a launch for the ipad. its last major product release was ipad mini in october. stick around because clinton morris is in california to give us the
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how the united states government is spying on people in the name of keeping it safe? >> no, i'm not. not at all. they don't have to do that to get the bad guys in the networks. >>steve: do you trust the government with the information they've got? >> absolutely not. >>steve: why not? >> well, i mean, take for example my case, the d.o.j. tried to fabricate evidence to create a charge against me to indict me but i caught them so they dropped it. that's the only reason they dropped it. can you trust a department of justice that does that to people? i say no. if the justice department does it, i already know n.s.a. is corrupt. >>steve: what do you mean you already know the n.s.a. is corrupt? >> because of all the stuff they have been doing, unconstitutional activity. originally when it started it was in violation of the pen register law, the stored communications act, electronic privacy act, all
the laws covering s.e.c. regulations. so it's basically a violation of the constitutional rights of everybody in the united states. >>steve: yeah, but william, people are watching this right now and they're going we've been told by our politicians and our government we're doing this for your own good. what about that argument? >> no, they're doing it for their good so they can have information about people in the united states use it to control them. that's what the totalitarian states have done all along. that's why i said we're about that far from a totalitarian state. >>steve: the information the government really needs does not have to be as broad? because right now what they're doing is they are looking at every e-mail in the united states; right? >> that's right. i'd be glad to explain how you could do that. >>steve: please do. >> it is like a two degree principle. you've got a terrorist, somebody in the united states. that's one degree. the next degree is the communications that fellow
has internally in the united states. when you do that and collect only that and ignore everybody else in the country because that's not relevant, then you have the support network for the terrorist inside the united states, like finding a column inside the country. you watch jihadi sites and sites that promote that kind of activity and see who's going to them. you don't need to monitor everybody in the country to do that. >>steve: that's what they're doing all in the name of trying to keep us safe. >> the problem is the terrorists already know we're doing a lot of this any way, so collecting on u.s. citizens or having it exposed like this really doesn't do anything with the terrorists. they're already doing what they're going to do. it's really the whole thing is to keep it secret from the u.s. public. >>steve: and it was until last week. william binney joining us from baltimore, unique perspective from inside the n.s.a.
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>>steve: quick monday morning headlines for you. new video of paris jackson being transferred to ucla medical center, the same hospital where her father died nearly four years ago. the location not sitting well with paris. she's reportedly freaking out about being there. cops say 15-year-old paris tried to take her own life last week. an e-mail revealing hundreds of government employees had advanced notice that funding would be increased to private medicare insurers by $8 billion. during that same time shares of those companies surged. this prompting the d.o.j.,
department of justice, and the s.e.c. to investigate for perhaps insider information. brian, over to you. >>gretchen: check out your screen. weapons like the one you see there were this close to being allowed back on united states flights, but after an airline uproar, the t.s.a. is taking back that decision to allow small knives on airplanes. >>brian: here with more is the former chief council of the federal aviation administration and author of "full upright in locked position." mark, i'm glad knives are banned again. did public pressure do that? >> i think the pressure of the flight attendance and the public and the airlines and pretty much everybody else had a real impact on the t.s.a.'s decision here. they came out with this decision early. they made an announcement. i think they probably underestimated the degree of reaction they were going
to get. >>gretchen: you still have to take your shoes off when you go to the airport. who would say i think we should let knives come back? >> on the side of the t.s.a., their view is they've got a mission and they're looking at a relatively specific mission which is to keep explosives from downing airplanes. they're saying penknives probably aren't going to do that. >>brian: you're going over things we're losing as customers. number one, leg room. number two, we're getting besieged by fees. to what degree? >> fees are a huge issue for the industry. bag fees and reservation change fees. these are making the difference between profit and loss for the airline industry now. they're saying we're a business. we need to make some money. they finally are making a little money but fees are the way they're doing it substantially. >>gretchen: it seems never ending. now you're paying for your pillow, blanket, food, headphones, being able to
board the plane earlier than other people. i'm thinking ahead, is this going to be a continuing process? >> i think it is. the next fee people are looking at is the fee to put your own carry on bag in the overhead bin. believe it or not, one or two airlines are actually going there. >>gretchen: meaning? >> if you walk on to the airplane and you have a little overnight bag and you want to put it in the overhead you're going to have to pay them. >>brian: unbelievable and you say leg room is decreasing? >> leg room not long ago was about 34 inches. basically now that's down to about 31 inches on average. some are down to 28 inches. which is the limit of human anatomy. >>gretchen: something for the high-challenged person that maybe i don't -- the height challenged person. also your pilot is armed. the no-fly list was at 16 back in 9/11/2001.
the no-fly list has expanded dramatically. before 9/11 we didn't have much of a list so things have become sophisticated. >>brian: as we watch these airlines go belly up or forced to merge we thought we might be getting a better deal. we're getting a worse deal and there is no one to bid these seats down. >> the question is what's in it for the traveling public now that the airlines are doing better and becoming more stabilized an more financially successful? in terms of seats, you can buy more space. they've monetized virtually everything on the airplane. if you want a few more inches you're going to pay for a few more. >>brian: the only answer to this is something i've been pushing for for a long time. jet-back. this way we can fly on our own with a jet pack. no airplanes necessary. >> have your helicopter in the garage. >>gretchen: if you could go above four feet which was his last experiment with it, mark gerchick
"full upright and locked position." >>brian: plain scary. a major security lapse at one of the nation's biggest airports. security guards caught sleeping on the job at jfk. >>gretchen: a pint-sized surprise with a huge voice. ♪ for the ramparts ♪ we watched ♪ were so gallantly ♪ streaming ♪ and the >>gretchen: her performance of our national anthem will blow you away. coming up next.
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>>gretchen: welcome back. let's do headlines. a search is underway for a navy recruiter missing in florida for nearly two weeks. chief petty officer kevin williams reported missing by his wife after they got into a fight at the mall. in the heat of the fight his wife walked off and told her husband to stay put. when she returned, he was gone. he left his cell phone behind. he used his a.t.m. card that night but there has been no trace of him since. at this time he is considered awol from the navy. >>brian: texas governor rick perry has a message for new york city. come to texas. it's better and bigger.
>> texas, land of opportunity. home of creative renegades. >> where dreams become reality. >> texas is calling. your opportunity awaits. >>brian: two ads just started airing this morning in new york and connecticut. perry spending the next two days meeting with local businesses and trying to lure them to texas. he wants to highlight the state's low taxes and fewer regulations. perry launched similar campaigns in california and illinois. evidently the jets are interested in moving. i'm pretty sure. >>steve: a major security lapse at jfk airport. security guards caught sleeping on the job. take a look at this morning's new york post. that's a guard asleep. the post, 150 yards from where a jet skier breached a fence that was part of the $100 million security system. to make matters worse a former manager says workers fall asleep on the job all the time. some guards have been busted. only one suspended. all of them work for a
private security firm. heck of a job. >>gretchen: a terrifying scene when a base jumper's stunt goes very wrong. take a look at this. the woman jumps off a ten story holtz in spain. she slams into the building once. she starts falling again but was slung back into the building. she lands safely on a balcony. unbelievably the woman only had a few cuts. i'm not going to watch that. >>brian: i'm sorry. i only have one king bed. going to have to leave the window closed. >>steve: who's that lady on the balcony? some lady parachuted >>gretchen: right, honey? and you never saw her before? >>gretchen: like somebody is going to do that kind of a big display to get into a hotel room? >>brian: there's a lot of
reality shows that actually have that. i have something else to say. here's one 12-year-old with some powerful pipes. ♪ the rockets red glare ♪ the bombs bursting ♪ in air ♪ gave proof ♪ through the night ♪ that our flag ♪ was still there >>brian: south florida native julia dale has been singing at miami heat games for two years and is considered the team's secret weapon. they almost never lose when she sings. it worked last night too. the heat won game two against the spurs. it also helped in basketball two years ago. i do think she has an unbelievable voice. >>steve: let's go to the streets of new york city. maria molina is standing by
live. maria, what kind of a day -- >> good morning. just got back from south florida. i'm happy the heat won last night game two. we should have her sing the national anthem the rest of the finals championship games coming up. >>brian: if they are to lose, the hat comes off? >> that is correct. that means it's unlucky. >>brian: three games on the road let's see how many times you have hat head in the afternoon. >> sounds good. we do want to get to the weather because we have some pretty serious weather ongoing across parts of the eastern half of the country especially up and down the east coast. as you remember last week, on friday we were dealing with flash flooding across areas along the east coast due to what was tropical storm andrea. we're expecting heavy rain, more flood watches from georgia to the state of maine. severe weather a little bit
of a concern across parts of the mid-atlantic down into the carolinas and tennessee. large hail, damaging winds being concerns. speaking of heat, steve, gretchen and brian, hot temperatures in texas. 102 in el paso. take a look at phoenix, arizona. 110 degrees will be the high temperature this afternoon. they won't have to deal with the humidity i had to deal with in florida over the weekend. >>brian: your brother graduated? >> he graduated high school. it was confirmed. he walked across the aisle. that's when i knew it was official. >>gretchen: maria, thanks so much. we'll check back with you. it was broadway's biggest night at the tony's. wait till you see who stole the show. ♪ forgive me ♪ if it's random ♪ but mike tyson ♪ had a one-man show ♪ let's give the man
♪ a hand ♪ we've got cheerleaders ♪ >>brian: he looked like he was holding him back. >>gretchen: now it's time for michael tammero. mike tyson, you have to be light on your feet to be a boxer. >>brian: he could move. >>steve: nobody is better at hosting an awards show. >> i think oscar needs to call him soon. he sings, dances, even does magic. >>brian: who were the big winners? >> kinky boots, those boots were made for winning. it took home the most awards including best musical. best actor and best score by cyndi lauper. we have a clip of their performance. ♪
♪ >>steve: those are the kinky boots. >> another touching moment was cicily tyson making a return to broadway after 30 years and taking home a trophy. >> that's exactly what you did with me. you wrapped me up in your arms after 30 years. and now i can go home with a tony. god bless you all and thank you. thank you! thank you! thank you! >>gretchen: she looks amazing. she is in her 80's? >> kinky boots, cyndi lauper did the score for it. every time we saw her this
season, her hair was a different color. >> you work hard on stuff. you work hard on something and actually have a success, you know, it's a great thing, working with your friends. >> they will be working again. they won't say what, ke.ugh. that was the tonies. a fox news alert. jury selection begins in a few hours in the george zimmerman murder trial. already there's controversial. a live report in florida is where we're going. >>steve: veterans can't get help from the government because nearly 200 employees are working full-time union jobs? how does that happen? we'll do some explaining as you watch "fox & friends" live from new york city. live from new york city. we'll be right back.guitar: upb] [ dog ] we found it together. on a walk, walk, walk. love to walk. yeah, we found that wonderful thing. and you smiled. and threw it.
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>>steve: a couple of hours from now george zimmerman's trial will get underway and already jury selection is causing controversy. joining us now is melissa in front of the courthouse in florida. good morning. >> while we're going to start jury selection in just a couple of hours, we're talking about 500 potential jurors that need to be winnowed down for that jury of six-plus alternates. that can take anywhere from a week to two weeks. while that's beginning, we still have a pretrial hearing going on. it's been going on for the
past three days. it is regarding a 911 call placed the night trayvon martin was kill. in the background you can hear voices. some people say it's trayvon martin. some say it's george zimmerman. the debate over who it is continues. that of course taking place at the exact same time as jury selection. a lot still to be seen as this trial gets underway. >>steve: thank you very much. brian over to you. >>brian: some of baseball's best players trashed their names forever over their use of performance enhancing drugs. the m.l.b. has gone to great lengths to move past this. until now 20 players set to be suspended for up to a hundred games. that includes alex rodriguez. ryan brawn and so many more. is this a scandal only the media cares about? let's talk to one of the finest radio hosts in the business, the author of loud mouth, craig cardin.
welcome to "fox & friends." thanks for dressing up for us. >> i'm the better looking half of the show. to answer your question, it is not a media invention. die-hard baseball fans are very concerned about the level of cheating going on in the sport. it is a legitimate story. the weird part of the story is we're taking the word of the drug dealer. the word of the drug dealer versus the alleged drug users. >>brian: how does boomer feel about you carrying him all these years together? >> i'm glad you recognize what the partnership has been about. i think he's grateful that i've been around. boomer and i have a great relationship on and off the air. we're glad new york has accepted us. >>brian: the book, there it is with tape across the mouth. you know what i think your story is about fortitude and gumption. tell me about the story in
buffalo. you pack your car, go for an interview and wouldn't take no for an answer. your big break. >> probably one of the pivotal moments of my life. i got a call to go to buffalo. i go to buffalo, meet the program director and we go through the whole spiel about working there. as the interview end he says to me nice meeting you, kid, i'll let you know. i said let me know? i've got a 1980 buick outside and it's not going to go back. i swore to him i don't do drugs or drink and i need it. he said kid i like your attitude, we're going to give you the job. the moment of negotiating the contract came. i said i want to make $20,000 my first job out of khrepbl. he said we'll -- out of college -frpl he said we'll give you 12. i said 16 it is. i said kid i'll give you the weekend to find a place to live. thank god i found a retirement home with a vacancy home flashing outside and paid $95 a month rent.
for seven months i made $12,000 a year and lived in a retirement home in buffalo, new york. not very pretty. >>brian: this is the number-one station in the country and they have taken over for imus, a legend and have done better. they have been an anchor. the afternoon guy doesn't like you, mike francisa. how did you overcome the naysayers? >> good looks and charm. we do what we do. only pay attention to the people that like us. we come in every day with the goal being have as much fun as possible. that's what we've done since the day we got here. >>brian: i like the sketches, the story. i think america can relate to it. congratulations on your success. i know it's only the beginning. >> i appreciate you guys having me on. one day it will be maybe the brian and craig show of
fox. we can do that on a sunday morning. >>brian: i think we can do that. i have way too much free time. thank you very much. see you soon. coming up straight ahead, your child goes into diabetic shock but school officials not allowed to give them insulin. you can thank government regulations for that. veterans are having a hard time getting help from the fed. maybe to do union work instead of helping the vets. it'sout rageious. we'll discuss it so... [ gasps ]
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revelation. almost 200 v.a. employees aren't working for our nation's heros at all. they're busy working on union projects. taxpayer expense. joining me to respond is best for america. this will get you steamed, pete. what's so crucial is we've been reporting so much in recent months about the back log did ae v.a. >> 188 employees since january 2012 have been doing official time union work instead of their position at the v.a. this is taxpayer dollars going toward them in those positions. we wouldn't know about this without congressional oversight, two senators sent a letter asking hard questions. how many people -- this is just what they found out through their own research. how many people are doing this. could be more than 188. what are they being paid? what are they doing? all of this while v.a. is failing in its core mission to serve veterans. the underlying question is, who should we be serving?
union interests or those who served us. >> gretchen: the workers doing union jobs that include nurses, accidental lab, security guards. so give us a sense what official time is versus actually working for the v.a. >> my understanding is that you're not doing your day job at v.a. sometimes at another location and it is advocacy on behalf of the union, union interests, employees. it might be related to your job, but not specifically as a nurse. the ironic part is 85 of those on official time is nurses, yet the v.a. is trying to fill jobs for nurses. without shining the light of this on things like this, you just see government growth and waste and excess. >> gretchen: probable will he would have gone unnoticed had it not been for the pack we're talking a lot about government waste in the last couple of months, and this backlog at the va. our people who served this nation are suffering because
they can't get their claims met for sometimes years. >> it's blood boiling. i don't do manufactured outrage, but this is real outrage. this is a department that should be serving our veterans day in and day out with a customer service approach. instead, they're treated like numbers, employees are taking union time to do other jobs. there should be accountability all the way at the top of v.a. starting with the secretary all the way down to do better for veterans. >> gretchen: all right. always great to see you. >> thank you. >> gretchen: is the n.s.a. whistle blower a hero or traitor? donald trump here is here to answer that. plus, an awesome welcome home. >> daddy! daddy! >> gretchen: two boys get the surprise of a lifetime. sorry. emotional. their dad is back home.
>> gretchen: good morning, everybody. it's monday, june 10, i'm gretchen carlson. the nsa whistle blower steps out of the shadows. what he has to say is shocking. >> it's getting to the point you don't have to have done anything wrong. you simply have to eventually fall under suspicion from somebody, even by a wrong call. >> gretchen: so is this guy a hero or a traitor? donald trump minutes away. >> brian: all right. she's one of the most respected cancer doctors. this morning she stands accused of poisoning her lover's coffee with antifreeze. >> steve: oh, boy. take a look at this. that's an apache helicopter doing death defying stunts. more awesome? guess who was behind the controls. that is gonna shock you. "fox & friends" hour two for this monday starts right now.
>> good morning, "fox & friends" >> brian: that voiceover. >> steve: i think that particular recording could be 15 years old. >> brian: right. most of those interns have retired. they have gotten jobs and since moved on. >> gretchen: they're collecting social security. >> brian: they've moved on. >> gretchen: i remember when i started the show, we did do those phone calls and i would sit here in a panic. we actually do this? it was fantastic, but you never quite knew what you might say. >> steve: the whole idea, what's america talking about. that's why we took the phone calls. now you just watch the show. we start with news. >> brian: and tweet. >> gretchen: we have headlines now. developing story. one of the nation's most respected cancer doctors accused of trying to kill another doctor who was also her boyfriend. they worked as con congresswomans in houston. the doctor gave another doctor two cups of coffee laced with a
chemical used in antifreeze. four hours later, his speech became slurred, he was losing control over motor skills and rushed to the hospital. the doctor was arrested and will be arraigned in court. u.s. troops under fire in kabul. afghan officials say suicide bombers tried to attack a nato headquarters. the taliban was targeting americans at the airport, one used by military force. they had robert propelled grenades, assault and i was a bomb. two blew themselves up, the police shot and killed the other five. no americans were hurt. young girl waiting for a lung transplant is under heavy sedation this morning. she's having serious breathing problems. she was put on a respirator on saturday. her family says they still have hope, though. she will get a lung transplant. >> now that we have a much better opportunity, i think she
can do anything. she's proven it, how long, how strong she's been through the process. she continually surprises us. >> gretchen: later today the transplant network will meet to review the age policy. soldier surprise. what will melt your heart. >> daddy! daddy! >> gretchen: these boys thought they were practicing the welcome home for their dad. he was due back from active duty next month but came home early. he hid in the back of that pick up truck and popped out when the garage door opened. his sister was in on the surprise. wow. >> steve: that's nice. very, very nice. >> brian: home at last. good tackle. let's talk about the situation with the nsa. we know two series of exposed leaks came out. one on wednesday, one on thursday. we found out about it all on
thursday. weather -- they and minuted all servers world wide, the biggest one is in the u.s. using that capability in order to screen through facebook, yahoo, and all major social networking sites in order to stop the next terrorist attacks using complex programs. a lot of people say wait a second. they're in my facebook, looking at my bills, at my phone numbers. way over the top. others say, wait, i remember when people were falling out of buildings because we didn't pick up signals and we had 3,000 americans die. and that's what we need to do. >> steve: a man who worked for the c.i.a. and most recently for booze alan hamilton outed himself yesterday. there he is in a hotel room in hong kong. he said he's outing what the united states is doing because the united states is destroying privacy around the world. here is mr. snowedden. >> even if you're not doing anything wrong, you're being
watched and recorded. the storage capability of these systems increases every year consistently by orders of magnitude to where it's getting to the point you don't have to have done anything wrong. you simply have to eventually fall under suspicion from somebody, even bay wrong call and then they can use the system to go back in time and scrutinize every decision you've ever made, every friend you've ever discussed something with, and attack you on that basis to sort of drive suspicion from an innocent life and paint anyone in the context of a wrong door. >> gretchen: he moved from hawaii to hong kong. he knew this information would come out. he allowed the guardian, which was the establishment that he gave his story to, to say who he was over the weekend. so what do you think? is he a hero or traitor? let's ask donald trump who joins us every monday morning to get his thoughts. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> gretchen: is the whistle
blower a threat to national security or is he an american hero in your mind? >> to begin with, i find it very interesting that he goes to hong kong to get a little security. it's a pretty strange going to hong kong. and frankly, i don't think you have any winners here. i didn't like him. to me, he looks like a grand stander. he's been there three months. i didn't like him. at the same time, i mean, that's a lot of information that people are getting, and that our government is getting. you say where does it stop? it's a mess. there is no question about it. i don't like him. i don't like what they're doing. >> gretchen: yeah. my concern this morning is i don't want our country to have infighting as a result of it. i fear that now the country is going to be separated on what they think about him, what they think about the nsa, what they think about how we treat terrorism, and do you have that feeling at all? >> i don't know that there is any answer. i'm as strong as it gets on terrorism, yet when you're just going into everybody's records
and you can go into an enemy's records that has nothing to do about terrorism, if you happen to be in government, you say where does it stop? so they're going far, far to too evasive. what they're doing is incredible. you're talking about hundreds of millions of e-mails and everything. so if they're going way too far, at the same time, you never like a guy like this because you blame national security. i guess he can claim it. but we can definitely claim it. what happens with him? >> brian: the way michael hayden explained it is, for example, you get someone who is in another country and you go through his pockets and you find a bunch of numbers and you plug it in and able to store this stuff because you get lines of passage because we have the unique capability thanks to al gore to keep the major servers in this country. we're using that to our advantage. >> i see it and i see it in trials every time you have a trial. they used to ask for a witness. now they ask for is e-mails.
everything is about e-mails. it's getting to a point where our lives are very different than they used to be. and i don't like people like this because there could be a national security concern and probably is. at the same time, what he's doing is really wrong and i think also what the government is doing is wrong. >> steve: sure. we understand there is a report out this morning that apparently this guy is looking for asylum. it sounds like he's got a couple of allies in the country of iceland. apparently iceland is his best option, his likeliest is prison. donald, it seems to come down to for a lot of people is when george bush started this program and the administration back then, it was just looking at phone calls between the united states and internationally. now it's all of our calls. it's all of our e-mail. it comes down to this: do you trust the government? because there are so many people out there, given what happened with the irs thing, they don't trust the government. >> it's very hard to trust them right now and you just said it.
if you really look at it, what's going on with other nations, how are they going to trust us anymore? this is affecting other nations, affecting their security. we're supposed to have relationships with other people in other countries and this is having a huge impact on them. i heard where they're extremely upset about it, they don't know what's going on. this is a real mess. it's got to be solved, but i'm not sure there is any very good answer. he's a bad guy, however. >> brian: i wish less people had access to it. according to his claims, he could have sold the intel for you or i or anybody else. i think yours will be more valuable, that's just me personally -- to anybody. he had that access. and the third of the people, of the 1.4 million that have this access are private contractors. so we have no control with these contractors who they are hiring. >> the big problem with the internet age and i've always watched and seen. in the old days you would have privacy. you would have real priefsly.
today with the computers, you press a button, you get brilliant computer geek who knows what they're doing and all of a sudden, everything is exposed. this wouldn't happen 15 years ago, ten years ago. we are on a very -- you talk about the cyber wars and everything else. we are on a very weak platform and it's very, very disconcerting. i sort of like to go back to the old days where you would write numbers down on the back of an envelope. >> brian: or put a cup next to a wall and see if you can hear the other room. >> gretchen: apparently that's how he rose through the ranks of the c.i.a. and also to this latest job because he didn't even graduate from high school, but he was so good in computers. i want to mention that there are politicians who are saying two major terrorist threats were thwarted as a result of these efforts, but you have to put that in perspective that the boston bottomer was not captured in this way. what do you make of the fact
that packagants taking away the bikinis. >> brian: would you give in to muslim sensitive at this times? >> probably you shouldn't just be there. there are other places. we have 18 different countries want to have the miss universe contest. you have a lot of choices for these. probably the easy answer is you don't go there. >> steve: would it be safe to say if donald trump is going to do a beauty pageant, people are going to be wearing bikinis? >> you can bet on it. >> brian: what about a best burqa? >> with the way the world is going, maybe that will be next. wouldn't that be beautiful? >> steve: donald trump, always a pleasure. thank you very much for joining us on this monday. >> thank you. >> gretchen: coming up, your child goes into diabetic shock, but school officials not allowed to give insulin. thank government regulations for that. >> brian: while you work, every penny you earn, a government official made $300,000 for doing absolutely nothing and she's smiling. >> steve: wouldn't you
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more of the ridiculous red tape facing our nation. good morning to you. >> good morning, thanks for having me. >> steve: we'll get to that case in just a moment. but first, the long arm of the law has said no, you can not resell cribs, america. >> right. so i'm pregnant and as i started looking into it, i found out you're not allowed to resell cribs made before june 2011. the consumer product safety commission redid all their rules in 2010 and it turns out we've been putting our bundles of joy in death traps before that date. so you can not resell anything. if you have an heirloom crib that you hope to pass on to your children, unfortunately, you can't do that anymore. >> steve: you can't give it to them or can't sell it? >> you can't sell it, yeah. and you can't -- thrift store, anything like that, anything for monetary value. >> steve: so if my neighbor has a garage sale, i can make a citizens arrest? >> pretty much, yeah.
>> steve: that is crazy. all right. the case we were just talking about. in california, if a kid needs an insulin injection, there is a real problem for them to get it, isn't there? >> there is. as the laws in california stand right now, the only people who can administer insulin shots to diabetic children are licensed school nurses or parents or the children themselves. unfortunately, 26% of schools in california don't have a full time or part-time school nurse. that means if a child has a problem, the parent actually has to leave work to come and give that shot to the kids. so obviously this is something that's been challenged by the american diabetic association. this is a real concern because schools have wanted to train other school professionals to give these shots. the american nurses association has challenged this. that's why it's in court nowauso do so would jeopardize nurses' jobs, maybe schools wouldn't hire them. so it's not about the kids. it's about the nursing jobs. >> steve: the problem is so many schools don't have nurses and
there is the catch 22. let's talk about how uncle is involved in what and what is not pimento cheese. >> what ingredients, specifically it cannot ever, ever be spoked, can't have spices. pimentos are the only vegetable. but that doesn't adhere to the south. >> steve: why are they involved in that? >> why not? who knows? >> steve: yeah, right. as i look at the stories you covered, two involving children and one involving pimento cheese, are you having a craved? maybe. >> steve: maybe. all right. always a pleasure, thank you very much for looking at our crazy regulation nation today. it's now 18 minutes after the top of the hour. coming up, she's jen kerry's
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vacation time after she resigned. 2200. salaried employees ford is hiring. also recalling 2,000 laid off employees. that's good news. finally, $36.4 million. that's how much "the purge" raked in at the box office this weekend. it topped "fast and furious." now back to brian. >> brian: she may have had some of the weakest credentials, but susan rice has the president's ear in her position. will rice push secretary of state john kerry out to political siberia? that is the theory behind lieutenant colonel ralph peters' latest column in the new york post. his book is out "hell or richmond." welcome back. >> brian, great to speak to you as always. >> brian: ambassador rice, people are on her about her talking points. you were on her about her credentials, her experience. >> yeah. she doesn't have a lot of on the
ground visceral, get muddy experience in foreign countries. it's book learning and politics. but that suits the president's style. for the president, politics are always more important than strategy. and you see he's a brilliant politician and terrible strategist. absolutely brilliant to move susan rice to be his national security advisor because it means she's now part of the executive branch, congress cannot subpoena her to talk about benghazi and also he's got a good loyal soldier who took a fall for benghazi, part of his inner circle, and the big loser, well, apart from the american people, is john kerry. >> brian: in what respect? he's still got his own plane and own gig and state department. >> he married his own plane. mr. american giggolo national security version. it's all about proximity and access to the president in washington. and susan rice is in the white house complex. she's an old trusted friend. john kerry was seen as something
of a frenemy. what's going to happen, on crucial national security decisions, that affect the favor of our country, susan rice will have the definitive voice in the president's ear. john kerry will get stuck with the loser missions like the kimera era. it's sad because at least john kerry did his homework. he and understand a little bit about foreign policy in the world. over the years he studied. susan rice is just a political hit woman. >> brian: wow. okay. let's move on. let's talk about the nsa and comprehensive program now with prism and everything being out there and being examined. we're discussing the breadth of the nsa program. you are take no prisoners person when it comes to the war on terror. how do you feel about it? >> show me one american, one law abiding american citizen who has been hurt by any of these nsa
programs. >> brian: none. >> none. they're keeping us safe. if they do this stuff, it's big brother snooping. now you got this 29-year-old high school dropout whistle blower making foreign policy for our country, our security policy, and the guy -- i think it's sad. you train your -- he cites bradley manning as a hero. i mean, we need to get very, very serious about treason and oh, by the way, for treason, as in the case of bradley manning or edward snowedden, you bring back the death penalty. >> brian: colonel, i think the -- i understand where you're going in that, but does it bother you he had access to what he said he had access to? there may be a -- a million people may have access to that. are you comfortable with that? >> no, i'm not. but the real problem here to me
is someone who worked in the intelligence world for decades is that this myth of outsourcing, saving the government money, has turned into a huge army of contractors working at the department of defense with their intelligence agencies. what happens is with not enough high-tech talent to go around, the contractors don't vet people, booze alan hamilton obviously didn't vet this guy very hard. so you get a guy, again, who is a high school dropout thug and has access to most of our secrets. we need to crack down on outsourcing because if he had been an nsa employee direct, they would have got him. he would have never got this far. >> brian: i hope so and i hope you're right about that. because he could be defecting to iceland or china. best of luck. >> good luck to him. >> brian: thank you. colonel peters, thank you for joining us. go out and get his book. well researched novel. thanks so much. >> thank you. >> brian: he left his cell phone behind and disappeared without a trace. coming up, the breaking details about the missing navy recruiter. then huge news from apple today.
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>> steve: fox news alert. george zimmerman's trial will get underway in a few minutes. jury selection is causing controversy. joining us with brand-new details, wofl reporter melissa. she's live at the courthouse in sanford, florida. good morning to you. >> good morning, guys. now that the sun has risen, we're starting to see this place start to get lively. we're seeing a the lo of people arrive. you can probably see the amount of security that's here. we're talking about officers outside of the courthouse and inside as well. we've got at least 20 officers outside. they're navigating traffic. they're standing in front of the doors. of course, barring that area, making sure that everything goes as planned. in addition to that, of course, the big topic today are those 500 potential jurors. today is day one in the jury selection. so there is 500 potential jurors. somehow or another, they've got to get it down to that jury of six. that could take anywhere from a week to two weeks. so there is a long time ahead for this. but of course, opening statements, anywhere from a week
to two weeks from now when the trial actually will start to wrap up and get underway. >> steve: allall right. melissa, thank you very much for the report. >> gretchen: now to the rest of your headlines for monday. a search is underway for a navy recruiter missing in florida for nearly two weeks now. kevin williams reported missing by his wife after they got into a fight at the mall. in the heat of the fight, his wife walks off and told her husband to stay put. but when she returned to the spot where she left him, he was gone. he did leave his cell phone behind, but apparently he took his atm card because that night he used it. there has been no trace of him since. at this time he's considered awol from the navy. brian? >> brian: texas governor rick perry has a message for businesses in new york city. you can be bigger and better in texas? >> texas, land of opportunity. >> home of creative renegades. >> where dreams become reality. >> texas is calling. your opportunity awaits. >> brian: you can have a big gulp and not get yelled at.
two ads started airing this morning in new york and connecticut and now every business is gone. perry is spending two days with businesses. he wants to highlight the low taxes and fewer regulations. perry launched similar campaigns in california and illinois. also no humidity. he should build that up. >> steve: there is a little in texas. >> gretchen: i lived in texas. fantastic place to live. doctors use super glue to save a baby's live. extremely rare brain aneurysm called bleeding. the glue sealed the blood vessel and stopped the bleeding. they had to use it because the tools typically used for that surgery are made only for adults. the baby now expected to be okay. >> steve: and now the answer to that helicopter question. remember this, prince harry racing off from an interview because of an urgent mission? >> it wasn't done in the wrong way, but just... .
>> steve: he had to go. this time prince harry wowed the crowd with death defying stunts. it happened in an air show in england. the apache helicopter right there, twisting upside down in the air. prince harry, also known as captain ways served in crews in afghanistan. there he is behind the wheel. >> brian: he is now runner up to geraldo as the most fascinating man in the world. >> steve: you sound like that ad. >> gretchen: as long as he doesn't go to vegas, he's okay. >> brian: a lot of people in vegas would like to see him again, with clothes on. let's talk tennis before i get in more trouble. did you see this at the french open? a man ticked off over gay rights rushed the court with a flair. think about this, he was tackled by security. the match was delayed for a few minutes. nidal won. he's fifth in the world now in the rankings.
put your shirt on. the heat looking to bounce back from a loss in game one. they did it. they run away late in the third and kill it in the fourth. lebron james who was terrible for three 1/2 quarters, turn it on. james with the big punctuation mark. the heat win game two. the next three straight games in san antonio. maria, you will have your hands full. you and your heatsters. >> that's right. we'll be rooting them on and doesn't matter where they're playing. they're going to win. game one was just a warm-up game. >> steve: are you working with the psychic friends network? >> forecasting the weather, forecasting the outcome of the forecasting game. >> gretchen: she's not a fair weather fan. get it, maria? i still love my minnesota vikings. you love your miami heat. >> that's why i like them, because it's a weather-related team name. when they played the thunder, that was even better. >> brian: i will say this, i'm breaking up with the mets.
>> that sounds like something you should do. now i'm going to get angry twitter. let's get to the weather because we do have hot temperatures to talk about. along the east coast, we're expecting areas of very heavy rain, so heavy that we actually have a flood concern. that comes just after last week we had to deal with what was tropical storm andrea. now another round of heavy rain. you can already see it moving in through parts of the great lakes, into the northeast, and all the way down into sections of the mid atlantic and the carolinas. flood watches are in effect, widespread from georgia all the way up into maine. some of you across the mid atlantic, carolinas and tennessee could be looking at a little bit of a risk for severe storms from some of that rain. so we could be seeing thunderstorms firing up, large hail, damaging winds, a little bit of a concern out there. just stay alert if you have any warning, take shelter. temperatures again, hot across the center of the country. 96 for your high in the city of dallas. 93 in san antonio. el paso. hot day, 102 degrees.
back inside, steve, gretchen and brian. >> steve: all right. thank you. >> gretchen: today is a big day because there could be big changes coming to your iphone. apple kick off its annual software conference today. rumors are flying about what the company has up its sleeve. >> brian: they're predicting a new version of the ipad and streaming service. >> steve: clayton morris is live from california with the details. it's a campout, isn't it? >> it's like a hoe down campout. i'm live in downtown san francisco, wwdc, 2013. this event sold out in 90 seconds. these guys camped out all night long. there is tents. this thing wraps all the way around the building. these guys are the developers that make all of those apps that you use on your ipad, iphone and ios device. today is the big day. they're camped out because tim cook set to take the stage in a few short hours and the word is major changes coming from apple today. major changes. that is the software that you
see on your ios device could look radically different. some of the sources i'm hearing from say this is divisive within apple 6789 it's polarizing that some people aren't even used to it yet. and they're really excited about it. you want to talk about rumors? steve, i know you stopped me and said, new iphone? >> steve: i answer is? >> no. no new iphone. remember, this is a developers' conference. but we will likely see new mac books and iradio service, a streaming service that could be free to those using itunes match. we'll also likely see -- i'm excited about an apple tv rumors. could we see a fox news app that could come to an apple tv? think about the college kids. they go off to college and never get a cable box? they're never able to watch our show. now they maybe able to by putting a fox news app on their tv. >> brian: i know there is a fox news radio app. how would that be different? >> this would be different 'cause it would be on the black
hockey puck. imagine any other station, anybody o who wants to build a channel for their television that you might be able to subscribe to. this could radically change the way we look at television. >> brian: this might be a time to launch clayton tv, nothing but clayton, 24 hours a day. >> i love that. >> gretchen: and clayton, just in case people think you've been speaking spy chinese for the last couple of minutes, not like it's me or anything, you know i love tech, right? >> right. >> gretchen: are you going to give me a primer course when you get home? >> you'll be fine. i'll give you the software. i'll walk you through some of the new apps. >> gretchen: thank you. i look forward to that. >> steve: it is interesting, that you would suggest they're going to change the software and the way it all looks because last time they had a big change with the maps, that didn't go so well. >> yeah. we could see some big changes to maps, calendar, mail, all of that could be totally revitalized today. so apple, a little under the gun today.
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ask your doctor about cialis for daily use and a 30-tablet free trial. >> steve: it is now quarter before the top of the hour. quick headlines. talk about a wrong turn. a man in hawaii drives his truck into the ocean. cops say he was wasted. he was driving on the beach when his truck was hit by a wave and pulled in. he was able to get out alive. that's good news. and want more time off? buy more time off. more and more companies are letting employees buy extra vacation time. employers say this gives workers more flexibility to take that vacation of a lifetime. workers are even being allowed to sell unused days for cash. >> brian: in light of the nsa scandal, a new rasmussen poll shows in the last six months, the number of americans who consider the government to be a threat to their individual
rights jumped from 46% to 56%. >> gretchen: can americans trust their government? joining us is the political commentator, jeanine terror and a friends of the show. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> gretchen: you've gone back to your brunette hair. >> yes. i'm back. everyone is so excited. [ laughter ] >> brian: you're going brunette on friday, right, steve? >> steve: it all depends. is that sweeps? >> brian: yes, it is. >> gretchen: i'll wait around for that. let's go back to the original question where we've seen this ten point swing in the polls that people are getting a little uncomfortable about trusting the government. you agree with that? >> i do. there is a fine line between safety, but i'm reading "1984". what's heart to happen is aren't we all talk being it now? what if someone is listen to go it? that prohibits our liberty and freedom. definitely could be a rise to tyranny. >> steve: in fact, the prism program has been described where they're monitoring internet traffic and they're watching
people do searches and it's been described as you're watching people's thoughts as they are formed because they're able to track them. >> yes! it is orwell! frightening. >> steve: when you look at the irs scandal, we were supposed to trust them with all of our secret data. some of that got leaked out. people are going, i don't think i trust the government. >> i think there is a problem. to me, with the genesis of the problem is that the bills are too big. i'm actually going to dc this week to take my truth act, which starts with limiting the bill's teeth to 30 pages. the patriot act was 363 pages and introduced to the senate and the house the same day on which they voted on it. so no one had a chance to read it. >> brian: that's like a brief compared to obamacare, the new immigration bill. that is like a memo. >> yeah. right. [ laughter ] that's why if should be limited to 30 pages, i believe. it will be a long haul. it might have to be ten years, but these need to be read and
understood and they need to testify that they understand them. we need to hear it. >> gretchen: the founding fathers would be having a few problems with a lot of things going on right now, including the size of these bills. also this nsa story right now. they could have probably not envisioned where we are today. i want you to listen to edward snowedden because he has come out as the leaker with the nsa. >> i think that the public is owed an explanation of the motivations behind the people who make these disclosures that are outside of the democratic model. when you are subverting the power of government, that's a fundamentally dangerous thing to democracy. >> steve: it is. so he's come out and he's going to tell the story. apparently he's not going to pull a bradley manning where he's got piles and piles of classified stuff. he's making people aware what the government is doing, the government is watching everybody. >> brian: what's your reaction? >> 65%, 75% say we need to be aware of us. 35% say it's going to hurt us
internationally. i don't think it's one way or the other. but i think -- look, what's the point of having liberty -- liberty is essential. we want to be secure. >> brian: i thought diane feinstein nailed it when she said, look, i flew into senator lautenberg's funeral and i'm looking where the world trade center was and i'm thinking about all the people who jumped out the windows and landed on the pavement and i have to make sure to do everything this doesn't happen. if that's the intent, then i understand it. but i don't want private contractors having that access. >> that's the problem. why have security if we don't have security. >> gretchen: you're going to be in stanford tonight? >> we have constitution reality style, it's going to be premiered in stanford, connecticut at the state cinema. anne her she will sings about the constitution. >> steve: if people want more information?
>> constitutingamerica.org. >> brian: that's why you're so excited. >> yeah! >> steve: thanks for dropping by. >> gretchen: coming up, could you run a marathon every seven days for an entire year? this woman did it and the reason why will make you feel good today. >> brian: first on this day in 1967 "respect" by aretha franklin was the number one song. i've never heard this. >> steve: then listen. ♪ just a little bit ♪ ♪ look what mommy is having. mommy's having a french fry. yes she is, yes she is. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. 100% vegetable juice, with three of your daily vegetable servings in every little bottle.
to fight back against the disease. hoping to raise money and awareness, she decided to run 352 marathons in 52 -- 52 marathons in 52 weeks. she completed her incredible goal. julie wise is here with me this. wow. i haven't even totally heard your story yet and it's awe inspiring. you lost your father so quickly and pancreatic cancer is such a horrible killer. you wanted to do something to change that. >> that's right. when my father passed away, i was just devastated. i looked more into this disease and found that pan cratic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in the united states, estimated to go to the second if we don't have a cure by 2015. so i knew i had to do something and soy knew it had to be centered around my love for my father and passion for running. i set out to raise $1 million for the can creatic cancer -- pancreatic network and we raised
$200,000. i'm so grateful. >> gretchen: amazing you've run a lot of miles in the past year. you started in rome. that's why you're wearing the medal around your neck. there is a movie now based on your journey and others' journeys. you did a marathon every week. how did you do that? physically? >> well, it was exhausting, yet exhilarating. i also had a nine to five job that i had to fly back to and get to work every monday morning at 9:00 o'clock. so it was a lot. but somehow -- it's like i had angels with me. i wasn't -- it wasn't for me. this was about everyone i was running for. what started out as a tribute to my father embraced the whole pancreatic community. i would run for them and with survivors. we did an amazing thing. i'm so grateful. >> gretchen: where can people see this movie? >> it's coming out on wednesday, june 12, 7:00 p.m. for one night only. go to fathomevents.com.
playing at 650 theaters nationwide, over 25 theaters here in new york. it's a beautiful movie that shows the history of not only the marathons, but the back stories of seven featured runners. i'm so grateful i'm one of them. >> gretchen: i know your father is somewhere looking down on you and saying, wow, what an incredible feat. thank you so much to his daughter for doing something for what he died from. what an amazing story. continued success. >> thank you so much. i appreciate it. >> gretchen: we've all been asking you this morning, is the nsa whistle blower a hero or is he a traitor? bret baier is here, top of the hour with his thoughts. she's more than adjust pretty face, the harvard lawyer who is running for congress. she will be here live. hi, erica [ female announcer ] caltrate's doneven more to move us.
>> gretchen: good morning, everybody. hopefully you had a great weekend. it's monday, june 10. i'm gretchen carlson. thanks for sharing your time with us. fox news alert for you, the nsa whistle blower showing his face now and what he has to say may shock you. >> any analyst at any time can target anyone. i sit at my desk have the authority to wire tap anyone from you or your accountant to a federal judge, to even the president. >> gretchen: so is he a hero today for exposing the government or is he a traitor of our nation? >> steve: then it's just plain scary. airport terror guards caught, look at that, sleeping on the job. and this is not the first time. guys like this just keep getting hired before they're fired. >> brian: a country superstar turns super hero, craig morgan. here in this blue shirt, risking his own life to save a stranger. the amazing story straight ahead
because "fox & friends"'s final hour for today, unless you know something, you can tweet us, starts now. >> steve: i just got a tweet from hemmer, we have one hour. >> brian: right. we have one hour left. so he woke up on time. >> steve: he did. >> brian: fine. >> gretchen: i think he did. i hope martha will be with him. let's get to your headlines. we have so much news to get to. developing story now, one of the nation's most respected cancer doctors accused of trying to kill another doctor who was also her boyfriend. they both work as oncologists in a cancer center in houston. police say dr. an ma maria gonzalez angulo gave dr. lumen dr. lumen -- lumen shine two cups of coffee laced with antifreeze. he was rushed to the hospital. the doctor was arrested and will be in court today to be arraigned. >> brian: looks like gatorade.
>> gretchen: new overnight, u.s. troops under fire in kabul, afghanistan. afghan officials say suicide bombers, they tried to attack a nato headquarters. the taliban says it was targeting americans at the airport. one part of which is used by military forces. they reportedly had rocket propelled grenades, assault rifles and a massive bomb. two blew themselves up with suicide vests. police shot and killed the other five. luckily no americans were hurt. another major security lapse now at jfk. take a look at this morning's new york post. that's a security guard snoozing at a key post. the post just 150 yards from where a jet skier breached a fence part of jfk's $100 million security system. and to make matters worse, the former manager says workers fall asleep all the time on the job. several guards have been busted. only one suspended. all work for a private security firm. >> brian: that's one great
manager. >> gretchen: he's known for his music. ♪ >> gretchen: this morning craig morgan being called a hero. he was heading home from a concert in tennessee. three trucks crashed in front of his tour bus. morgan used to be a paramedic. he served in the army before becoming a well-known singer. he helped rescue the drivers and put out the flames. the drivers walked away with just minor injuries. those are your headlines. he was just here recently. >> steve: he's a great guy. and a hero as well. is this guy a hero? we've been asking you this. he's a 29-year-old guy who grew up in the great state of north carolina. his name is edward snowedden. he's been working for the c.i.a. most recently for a private contractor, booze alan hamilton. and he has had at his fingertips all of the nation's secrets. and that is one of the reasons he has gone public and displayed
out for all to see how the national security agency is keeping all of our phone records and internet as well because the government has gotten too big in watching innocent people like all of us. watch. >> nsa and the intelligence community in general is focused on getting intelligence wherever it can by any means possible, that it believes on the ground as a self-certification that they serve the national interest. originally we saw that focus narrowly tailored as foreign intelligence gathered overcease. now increasingly we see it's happening domestically and to do that, the nsa specifically targets the communications of everyone. it ingests them by default. it collects them in its system and filters them and analyzes them and measures them and it stores them for periods of time simply because that's the easiest, most efficient and most
valuable way to achieve these ends. so while they may be intending to target someone associated with a foreign government or someone that they suspect of terrorism, they're collecting your communications to do so. any analyst at any time can target anyone, any selector anywhere. >> brian: 29 years old, he feels like he knows it all. while the people on the inside of the intelligence say this has gotten so big, so sophisticated, utilizing all our weapons, which is our intelligence, that they sometimes almost feel like they can predict the future, especially when it comes to afghanistan and the next attack and where it's going to come from. they also found the more data they feed in, the better information they get out. however, you might not feel comfortable with the fact that a lot of your stuff is going on. but just knowing the phone record side, all they're getting is numbers. on the other side, you have denials from google, facebook and a nonparticipation award to twitter. they say they're not part of this. >> gretchen: that's interesting because i think to a certain extent they have to say that because they're worried about
customer bases. well, if customers know that they were giving out the information, they may not want to be part of that. >> gretchen: what's going to happen to edward snowedden? he took off for hong kong. where is he going to end up? he's asking iceland to let him come in. there are some lawmakers on capitol hill who want to make sure that doesn't happen. they want to prosecute him to the highest level for releasing u.s. secrets. >> brian: the administration, does it really want to be in a situation for prosecuting someone for leaking information? that's what they're showing movement to doing. i don't think they have any choice. bret baier joins us. they're in a situation right thousand where the leaking is the number one story. you got another guy stepping forward leaking, but you can not allow someone to leak classified information and allow him to skate. you don't know what's coming in
your rearview mirror then. >> good morning. i think you're right. i think this is going to move forward with a prosecution and it's going to be interesting to see how they manage the extradition. it's a get this guy. he did that interview with the guardian in a hotel room in hong kong. the president just met with the chinese president, china overseas and essentially runs hong kong with hong kong authorities. do they track that guy down there? do they start an extradition process? this comes, of course, as the president is dealing with china trying to get them to stop hacking u.s. government facilities and businesses. it's multi facetted here. >> steve: and what's curious is, a little really curious, is the fact, bret, that you've got this guy's story coming out on the same day that our president is meeting with the top guy from china. yeah, it's a complete
coincidence, although bob bear, former c.i.a. guy, says the intel community is considering the case perhaps as chinese espionage. >> bob baer, no relation birks the way. >> steve: no. >> i think is a huge deal. you talk to intelligence officials and they think this is massive. they think it's potentially really damaging to their efforts to track down terrorists. you heard some of the lawmakers this weekend talking about the things that have been unclassified, threats that were thwarted by this program. on the flip side, you have a lot of concern that this is an overreach. and what exactly are they doing, the government doing with the data that is not just collected, but saved so that if you reason into a buzz saw with the government at some point, do they just tap a button and say, well, you searched for xyz on this date. >> gretchen: that's a great point. here is the other thing. it's one of the very few issues on capitol hill that i saw
bipartisanship yesterday. you had senator feinstein and congressman rogers, democrat and republican, together on this issue saying, look, we thwarted terrorist attacks as a result of this. however, a lot of people are saying, yeah, but you missed the boston bombing situation. if they're look at everybody's phone calls -- and hasan. you're looking at everybody's e-mails, millions of them, how do you miss boston bombing and hasan? >> i mean, it's like a needle in a hay stack. it's really billions. i don't think it's beyond millions. and i think you're piecing together different elements. how this program gets to all that data, i don't think we've fully understood yet. i do think that there is another side to this and you're right, the bipartisanship, gretchen, but senator rand paul is leading a big charge to get 10 million signatures to file a class action lawsuit against the government saying this is major overreach of privacy.
>> brian: and i know you're getting ready for "special report" around the corner, coming up, you have 12 hours, you'll look fresh. but here is the thing, these are one of these issues that go across party lines. not since the stem cell debate have i seen something this blended and this cross-partisan aisles. do you agree? >> i do in the concern. these are intelligence committee folks who have been briefed fully and they are saying this is a real concern. the democrat and republican sides. but i do think this opens a door to a libertarian kind of point of view that is very attractive to a lot of folks and think this might be really dangerous in the long haul with the government having all of this information, especially the searches and what you do on all those companies, google and facebook and twitter in the long run. >> steve: and there as you sit in washington, d.c., everybody in washington saying hey,
america, trust us. and there are a lot of people across the country who don't. >> yeah. and the president, you're right. they are in a tough spot. if they go forward with this prosecution, which again, it looks like they will, you run the risk of trying a guy that will be in some corners of the u.s. touted as a hero. >> brian: bret, we're going to watch you tonight on "special report" at 6. by the way, if they ever do a bret baier story like they did a bob bear story, i think you should have george clooney play you. that's my feeling. >> nice. i'm with that. >> gretchen: how can he disagree? have a great week. >> you, too. >> brian: straight ahead. >> gretchen: now that we know who the nsa whistle blower is, will he be prosecuted or can he continue hiding out in iceland? former u.s. attorney general michael mukasey with how far the government might go next. >> steve: and take a look at this. her parachute never opened sending her crashing into the side of a building.
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can meaning flee oppose them. if they want to get you, they'll get you in time. >> brian: so what will happen to edward snowden? how long can he stay holed up in that hong kong hotel? michael mukasey served as the attorney general under george w. bush. attorney general, would you go after him? >> in a new york minute. >> brian: why? >> because he has broken the law. he's broken faith with his countrymen and with our political system. >> brian: but he did it in respect for liberty and freedom, he says. >> yep. so did the rosenbergs turn over secrets to the russians because they thought it served the interests of liberty and freedom in the grand scheme of things. there are very few people who have betrayed their country who have done so not claiming intelligent and highly moral motives. >> brian: he said he is moral because in the three months he worked there, he could have sold the intelligence of all americans to the russians, to china, and he didn't. >> well, gold star for him. that's a mitigation of sentence. what he did is bad enough.
>> brian: did these happen after you left kicked into gear, i understand, if i'm correct, prism is looking at the nine main servers and a lot of the social networks sites, microsoft, facebook, google, yahoo and some others. is the scope of the new nsa program, did it change the way you feel about the need for it? >> no. the scope is one thing, meaning how broad something is. and i'm not going to comment and endorse the accuracy of what you just said about what the scope is. but even assuming that it is what you just said it is, no, it doesn't alarm me. if the government is filtering a bazillion blips of information and has technology available that will pick out the two or three that are relevant, the fact that my blip happens to be one that they're filtering doesn't bother me at all. >> brian: when you look that now they're doing stuff on prism to allow to you get information on people you didn't maybe get before and the fact that a lot of people lost faith in the
government because of what happened with the irs, targeting specific people, which i didn't think was something we did. >> the irs has a history abusing information. in intelligence, to the extent there have been abuses, have been toes extent using them too aggressively. >> brian: one thing we have heard is the push back is we go to the fisa court. there is a expiration date. has the pfizer court become a rubber stamp? i understand thousand 33,900 surveillance applications, only 11 have been denied. >> what that shows you is the government is and they were when i was there, very conservative and very careful about what they went to the court for because the one thing they had going for them was their credibility. and in if you sacrifice that, you sacrifice everything. the people in the national security division in a separate unit are number one, enormous leetlented.
and two, careful about what it is they go to the court with. and the fact that only 11 have been turned down also doesn't tell you how many were modified in response to questioning by the court. >> brian: i look back at senator obama and he raked michael hayden over the coals. he said, i'm going to vote against your nomination because essentially of the nsa, what he considers an nsa. hayden went on to become national director. so he ends up getting that job anyway. what about the irony of now president obama putting this program on steroids? >> well, i don't think he's necessarily put it on steroids. i think it's simply there and he hasn't demolished it. but he's been enormously inconsistent about how he treated national secrets. there were disclosures right from the white house of our involvement in putting the virus object the iranian -- on the iranian nuclear program. no one has been prosecuted on that.
>> brian: he seems to have ended the war on terror, two weeks ago in a big speech. >> he didn't end it. it takes two people to end a war and as far as i know, we haven't gotten -- they haven't signed on. >> brian: neither has the next generation of al-qaeda. a unique perspective. thank you for joining us. >> good to see you. >> brian: straight ahead, mysterious deaths puzzling police. the only thing these victims have in common, they stayed in the same hotel. and she's more than just a pretty face. the former miss america, harvard lawyer making the switch from packagents to politics. erika harold is here next. ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> steve: got some headlines. e-mail revealing hundreds of government employees had advance notice that funding would be increased to private medicare insurers by $8 billion. during that time, shares of those companies actually surged. this prompting the department of justice and the sec to investigate perhaps insider information. oh, oh. and shocking video of a stunt going terribly wrong right about there. the woman's chute didn't open properly after she jumped off a ten story hotel in spain. flung off the building twice. second time she land road balcony. oh, my goodness. incredibly, the woman only had a few cuts. but what a video. all right. gretchen, over to you. >> gretchen: i remember it like it was yesterday. this is 2003 when she was crowned miss america. now ten years later, erika harold competing for a prize of a different kind.
illinois congressional seat. she's my guest, welcome. >> good morning, how are you? >> gretchen: doing great. it seems like yesterday when you won the crown and i remember speaking about it so much because you were a graduate of harvard. you went on to become a lawyer and did so much for your platform that year. now you want to get into politics. why? >> well, i've always had an interest in politics and the political process and the ability to represent the 13th district would be an incredible honor because that's where i was born and raised and i also think at this point, the republican party's history as it's trying to reach out to new voters, i think i can reach out it unanimous traditional voters. >> gretchen: some people will say, what are the traits of being miss america that you can carry through that would make you a successful politician? >> i think service. being able to serve the public in different communities and find ways to engage community groups and hopefully as a
representative, i could identify issues of great priority and importance it the district and mobilize people within the community to address those needs. >> gretchen: you say in your district it's an agricultural district. it's also a district of a lot of colleges and universities, but the economy is at the forefront still. right? >> absolutely. especially for foes college students, they're going to graduate with great degrees and the job market is not expanding as quickly as we would want it to. so things like less regulation and lower taxation, enabling businesses able to expand, that's going to serve the interest of college students. >> gretchen: how important do you think it is to be an african-american woman who is running for this seat in trying to get not only the african-american vote, to show them the conservative side of things, but also the youth vote? >> i think that right now there tends to be a stereotype of what it means to be a republican. and i know when people look at me, i don't necessarily fit that stereotype. so i think that for people who share conservative values,
they'll look at someone like me and say, she has conservative values as well. and she's not what i would imagine to be a republican. maybe i'll listen to what she has to say because maybe the republican party can be a welcome place for me as well. >> gretchen: very well said. former sister of mine in the miss america family who is -- >> part of the sisterhood. >> gretchen: a brand-new mission here. all the best to you. >> thank you so much. >> gretchen: vying for the illinois congressional seat. good to see you. >> thank you, you, too. >> gretchen: coming up, the nsa whistle blower says you have the right to know the government's secret spy tactics. is he a hero or traitor? we're reading your e-mails next. plus, she's a pint sized patriot with a really big voice. ♪ o'er the ramparts we watched ♪ were so gallantly streaming and the rockets -- >> gretchen: performance of our national anthem that will blow
has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >> i could be rendered to have the c.i.a. come after me or third party partners. they work cleesely with another nations. or they could pay off any agents
or assets. we've got a c.i.a. station up the road in hong kong. i'm sure they're going to be very busy for the next week. and that's a fear i'll live under for the rest of my life, however long that happens to be. >> steve: there you go. edward snowden, a 29-year-old guy from north carolina originally, who leaked the secrets of how the nsa program is working to the guardian newspaper. it's interesting, he initially went to the "washington post" and he said, look, to get this story you got to publish all of the prism power point slides, 41 in all in the next 72 hours. and the "washington post" said, absolutely not. we'll do four. so instead, he shopped the story around and that's how it wound up at the guardian. >> brian: as a big spread there. what do you think about this? e-mails and tweets pouring in. tristan says, hero. as a fellow young capable professional working in the high-tech world, i would do the
same. >> gretchen: pedro says the reason america is safe because of nsa and the military forces. this guy is a traitor. he made america more unsafe by blowing the secret to the world. >> steve: that's probably one of the reasons he doesn't ever want to come back to the united states, wants asylum perhaps in china or also iceland. dan tweeted us. nsa whistle blower is a hero. paul revere would be proud. >> gretchen: it will be interesting to see how this flows out for the next couple of days because i hope it won't be this infighting with americans. libertarians against republican, democrats and vice-versa. >> steve: he started the dialogue. our government is spying on us all over the place. the question is, has it gotten so big? it looks like it really has. >> brian: but here is the thing, if you let this guy go, it opens the headway for any guy to go, you know what? i don't like this, let me expose this. let me breach my security covenant that i signed off on. >> steve: there are whistle
blower protections of a search underway for a navy recruiter missing two weeks. kevin williams was reported missing by his wife after they got into a fight at a mall. in the heat of the fight, his wife walked off, but told her husband to stay put. when she returned to the spot where she left him, he was gone. he left his cell phone behind somewhere. apparently he used his atm card that night, but there has been no trace of him since. at this time, he's considered awol from the navy. >> gretchen: texas governor rick perry has a message for new york city. you can be bigger and better in texas. >> texas, land of opportunity. >> home of creative renegades. >> where dreams become reality. >> texas is calling. your opportunity awaits. >> gretchen: two ads started air not guilty new york city, or all of new york and connecticut. he's spending the next two days meeting with local businesses
trying to lure them to texas. he wants to highlight the state's low taxes and fewer regulations. he launched similar campaigns in california and illinois. >> steve: meanwhile, a haunted hotel, an 11-year-old boy found dead in a room at best western. this coming just a month after an elderly couple were found dead in the same room in boone, north carolina. residents say they're spooked. >> very erie that an elderly couple and small child in the same room. >> steve: well, the boy's mother was seriously injured and does not remember what happened to her. local police don't have any answers either. they're taking air samples and conducting other tests to see whether the three deaths are connected. foul play not ruled out at this point. >> gretchen: wow. that's scary. here is one 12-year-old with powerful pipes. ♪ o say does that star spangled
banner yet wave ♪ ♪ o'er the land of the free and the home of the brave ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> gretchen: florida native julia dale rock the national anthem before game two of the nba finals in miami. she's been singing at the games for two years and considered the secret weapon. they almost never lose when she sings. the heat won big last night against the spurs. >> steve: now here to sing grand old flag, here is maria molina. >> i can't do any singing. if i do, we'll have glass shattering. we want to talk about the weather, a storm system headed east and expected to produce more heavy rain across areas in new england, northeast, mid
atlantic, all the way down into sections of the carolinas. we have a number of flood watches in effect out here and even warnings because of these flooding -- the flooding that is anticipated and what occurred with andrea. you can see that rain moving into parts of the great lakes and even as far east as sections of the northeast. we do have a slight chance to see some of that produce severe weather across the mid atlantic and carolinas. wind and hail a concern. with temperatures heating up, coming up summer, so many families will be hitting the road, we want to switch gears because we want to make sure they know how to hit the road safely throughout the summer. >> brian: you have a lot of respect for my driving. we have brad. great to see you in studio all dressed up without the single suit. was it hard getting into one outfit today, the pants and a shirt? >> great thing about a fire suit, and i say this all the time, once you put it on, you
don't have to change for the rest of the day. you put these on, you have to change. a lot more work. >> brian: over the weekend u you and tony stewart banged up, you finished 16th. you're battling for fifth. >> we played a little game of chicken. i think we both lost. but that's the way it goes. >> you were able to get out of that safely and you have another race coming up this weekend, right, in michigan? >> yes. my home state. we can't waiting to back. it's a huge race for us. i drop from ford. so a win would be huge. >> brian: teaching everyday americans how to stay safe, you say it starts with the tire. >> absolutely. june is part of tire safety month. and one of my sponsors, discount tires, we'll talk about it. on the road, this is starting to get into holidays, people go on vacations, have a lot of fun. but you want to be safe. go to your destination to have fun. >> brian: if you can't drive me,
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>> gretchen: george zimmerman's trial will get underway, already jury selection causing controversy. joining us with the new details, reporter melissa, she's live at the courthouse in sanford, florida. good morning. i don't know if she can hear us right now. can you hear fox? >> good morning, i can hear you. i'm sorry, there was a temporary delay. >> gretchen: go ahead. >> letting you know what's going on in the trial right now. actually we're just about 20 minutes from the start of jury selection. we've been talking about it all morning long. as we've been talking about the big elephant in the room, is there is 500 potential jurors to go through. that will begin in 20 minutes. you can't really see too much
from where i'm standing. but up at the front of the courthouse, there is a ton of media standing there. they're waiting to see the family members. the family members have just started to arrive and walk into the courtroom. some of the lawyers are already inside. at 9:00 o'clock, we'll have a scheduled march out here. there is what's being called a hoody march. it's national hoody day. so there will be a ton of people out here protesting. of course, that's all on trayvon martin. >> gretchen: let's go over to steve now >> steve: we have been following this story. the family of ten-year-old sarah asking for america's prayers this morning. not only is sarah experiencing a lot of pain, as doctors wake her from her heavy sedation, today the government is going to meet to discuss the standards that once blocked her from being added to the adult lung transplant list. >> it's the biggest frustrating thing to me is this notion that
kids are assigned an arbitrary age and somehow we're asking for an exception, when what we're asking for is her to be treated on the severity of her illness and get the lung her doctor deems appropriate. that's like the government deciding what's best for her. >> steve: peter johnson, jr. did that interview there with the family in the hospital. >> yeah. incredible interview and family. what's happening today and janet posted last night that in some ways the intubation has been a win. the organs are moving along, and she says we're ready for the lung. she's been posting on facebook every day to keep people aware. today the executive committee of the organ transplantation board meets in response to what went on the federal court last week. my concern now is that the family has become victims of retaliation. the government is pushing back hard, that kathleen sebelius' folks in the government medical
bureaucracy are now saying oh, this should be based on medicine. this shouldn't be based on what this one family has been able to do and asserting constitutional rights and going to the media and pleading their case. they're saying it's about morality, legality of the constitution, and fairness for children. not about their ability to marshall evidence on behalf of this one child. in fact, they've taken up the cause of another child next door in the same hospital and all the kids who are dying as a result of this policy. >> steve: peter, you got to figure the organization which had guidelines, federal guidelines where okay, you can be on the adult list if you're 12, but not ten for the organization to have a judge second guess them, they're going, now wait a minute. we're the professionals. you pipe down. >> the family has become whistle blowers and they've suffered the price as a result of it. i contacted dr. sweet, who is one of the people that makes this policy as part of that board. yesterday i asked him two questions and these are the critical questions that they need to answer tonight. if a child's surgeon determines
that a child under 12 is physically capable of receiving adult lungs, why should the child be deprived of receiving such lung in accord with the same standards adults compete for such lungs? then i asked him a second question: do you acknowledge that the current system and protocols help cause a dramatic and disturbing disparity between under 12 and over 12 death rates for americans waiting lung transplants? he told me and said listen in later today. they can't answer these questions because they know that these are the critical questions that the ethical issues, the normal issues say why are you killing children at this rate and saving healthier adults at their risk -- to their detriment? >> steve: i have a feeling you'll be listening to their conference. >> i had a hard time getting in. the family's lawyer will be on the line pitching there.
i don't expect a lot. the federal court will need to step in and make this board really look at the science, which is back in the dark ages. >> steve: it seems to be. >> it's sad. >> steve: keep on it, peter. >> we will. >> steve: thank you. have you heard this? according to a top democrat, the irs scandal is over. >> based upon everything i've seen, the case is solved. >> steve: solved? leading republican is responding to that coming up next. but right now let's check in with bill hemmer for a preview of what happens in ten minutes. >> the hits keep on coming on monday. >> steve: they do. >> how much does the government know about you? how much will it know in the future? your health records, your voting records, your tax history. this is the debate that's developing around the nsa story. we'll talk to a whistle blower who was threatened with prison for life and what a story he has to tell. a leading democrat, steve mentioned this, says move on of the the irs story is closed. really? great line - up with the judge and karl rove and kevin mccarthy is in studio when
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>> brian: did you hear this? a top democrat saying the irs scandal is over. >> based upon and everything i've seen, the case is solved. and if it were me, i would wrap this case up and move on, to be frank with you. >> brian: sounds good. >> gretchen: the attorney general for virginia and candidate for governor and i think he might disagree with that statement. good morning to you, sir. >> you know, i'm not sure there is anybody else in america, other than the congressman, who thinks this is over and solved. we're a freedom-based country and we're seeing an agency that is really attacking those principles and it's one that most americans fear more than
any other is the irs. i don't think this is anywhere near solved. there are a lot of unanswered questions and frankly, more of them are arising than being answered. so i think we have a long way to go in this and if for nothing else, to establish trust on the part of the american people, that the irs at least does its job objectively and fairly. they treat everybody the same. the evidence right now is quite to the contrary. >> steve: yeah. this morning we've been talking about trust regarding the nsa thing. you don't really trust the irs because they owe your commonwealth of virginia 125 million bucks. they know they owe you. and yet, they haven't paid you. >> yeah. we solved the largest health care fraud case ever investigated by a state. the irs did a small part of the investigation with us. we carried the investigation. part of the result of that billion and a half dollar case is a large asset forefifthur --
forfeiture is supposed to come to virginia, $115 million. it should have long ago been here. frankly, the interest alone on this money, which is set aside for law enforcement, could have bought 1,000 bullet proof vests for police officers and deputies in virginia. and they still have not sent the money. >> steve: what's their excuse? >> there is really no -- they haven't really given us one. the excuse we got from the department of the treasury was that irs wasn't doing their paperwork. as soon as we made that complaint last week, treasury gave us a number, but they're still holding up the money and adding new rules that we've never seen before for the money and we have a darn good money. >> gretchen: could it be because you opposed obamacare? >> and sued their epa successfully and done other things contrary to this administration. most people focus on the irs as it relates to the tea party. but a week or two ago we also heard about their additional scrutiny for jewish nonprofit groups that were taking attack
that was contrary to the obama administration's israel policy. and so when you see those of us on the other side of their policies and this administration, we're the ones who keep popping up having trouble. one way or another, ours was passively from the irs. those are why we have more questions than answers about the irs and it's why congressman cummings was wrong. there is a lot more yet to look at. >> brian: absolutely. and at the very least, there are so many questions and a lot of loose ends. we don't know where it will lead, but we know we have to find out. you're a tough attorney general for virginia and now want to be the next governor. thank you for joining us. >> good to be with you all. >> gretchen: more "fox & friends" just three minutes away we all have one. that perfect spot.
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s. >> gretchen: tomorrow, craig morgan, the star who is now a hero for rescuing people in the car accident. >> brian: bob massi, not a country music star. and bill o'reilly could have been if he wanted to. >> gretchen: good answer. >> steve: that's going to wrap it up for today. see you back here tomorrow. leak of just see dress we have seen and heard in years. now he's public. voluntarily stepping forward to explain why he did what he did. there is a lot more to talk about. i'm bill hemmer. welcome to america's newsroom. martha: ayes martha maccallum. he worked for the nsa. he said he leaked information about the sweeping surveillance program because he says the american public has a rht